Bet Jamaica NCAA Basketball Preview — Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma Sooners

by Dirty on May 24, 2013

The Texas Tech Red Raiders and the Oklahoma Sooners will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Lloyd Noble Center.

Oddsmakers currently have the Sooners listed as 17½-point favorites versus the Red Raiders, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.

Nick Okorie paced Texas Tech with 21 points in its 85-73 loss to Kansas State on Wednesday night.

The game resulted in a push with Kansas State as 12-point home favorites, as the teams played over the 153.5-point total set by sportsbooks.

Blake Griffin had 18 points and 10 rebounds, as Oklahoma got past Baylor 78-63 on Wednesday night.

Oklahoma covered as 2-point road favorites as the game played under the 156-point total listed by oddsmakers.

Current streak:
Oklahoma has won 12 straight games.

Team records:
Texas Tech: 12-12 SU, 6-11 ATS
Oklahoma: 24-1 SU, 12-8 ATS

Texas Tech most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Oklahoma State are 3-7
After playing Kansas State are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Oklahoma most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 8-2
After playing Baylor are 6-4
After a win are 10-0

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Texas Tech’s last 14 games when playing Oklahoma
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas Tech’s last 8 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas Tech’s last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas Tech’s last 6 games
Oklahoma is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma’s last 5 games at home
Oklahoma is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oklahoma’s last 7 games

Next up:
Texas Tech home to Oklahoma State, Wednesday, February 18
Oklahoma at Texas, Saturday, February 21

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